Not Rated | | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife.
In 1944, Edwina Levin MacDonald sued David O. Selznick, Daphne Du Maurier, United Artists and Doubleday for plagiarism. She claimed that the film was based on her novel "Blind Windows", and sought an undisclosed amount of damages. The lawsuit did not succeed.
Maxim de Winter:
I knew where Rebecca's body was, lying on that cabin floor on the bottom of the sea.
Mrs. de Winter: How did you know, Maxim?
Maxim de Winter: Because... I put it there.
Camera dollying back from Mrs. de Winter sitting on a chair brushes some flowers on a table.
The original 1940 credits read "Selznick International presents its picturization of Daphne Du Maurier's 'Rebecca'". The credits on the re-issue version read "The Selznick Studio presents its production of Daphne Du Maurier's 'Rebecca'".
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